Relax and reenergize by spending the day on one of the many local beaches that line the beautiful pacific coast. The Ojochal-Uvita area is known for having some of the most beautiful and unusual beaches in Costa Rica including Playa Ventanas, a secluded sandy beach that forms a bay w/ caves that you can swim through during low tide. Playa Uvita is home to the famous "Whale Tail" a sandbar you can hike to that takes the shape of a whale’s tail that forms a beach during low tide. Playa Chaman is great for surfing beginners while Playa Hermosa and Dominical have bigger swells.
Playa Uvita “the famous Whale Tail”
Marina Ballena National Park
Playa Dominical & Playa Dominicalito
Experience local waterfalls the “Cascadas” nearby. Just minutes away, the Ojochal Waterfall is owned by a wonderful family who welcome you. El Pavon is the perfect swimming hole to refresh. Take a leisurely walk through a butterfly farm on your way to slide down the Uvita Waterfall. If you are more adventurous, plan a hike or horseback tour of the elaborate Nauyaca Waterfalls, one of the top 5 waterfalls in the country.
"Famous" Nauyaca Falls
El Pavon Waterfall
Known as the culinary capitol of Costa Rica. You won’t go hungry! Enjoy global cuisine available for you in paradise. Diverse dining options ensure something for everyone. Citrus is a local favorite w/ a unique hip ambience. Exotica mixes European/Vietnamese fusion for tastes that are simply amazing. Heliconia offers a variety of dishes and pizza on Sundays! Wake up to a croissant at Pancito Cafe, the always fresh French bakery. Stam Cafe has international brews, good bites and large TV for sporting events. Terraba & Fusion are local favorites.
Need a night out? You can always find local music at places like Los Gatos Locos or Uvita Gastro Pub.